Four people pleaded guilty to drug charges and four to driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol and were among 14 sentenced recently by Judge Cyrus Palmer Dolbin in Schuylkill County court.

Gary Edward Bork, 52, Branchdale, Branch Township, on charges of possession of a controlled substance (CS) and drug paraphernalia was given credit for serving 10 days in the county prison and was released on probation for 23 months, pay $100 to Substance Abuse Education (SAE) fund, $50 to Criminal Justice Enhancement Account (CJEA) fund, perform 40 hours of community service and submit to drug evaluation. Bork was cited by Trooper Eric Reber in Upper Mahantonto Township.

Christian David Kuzowsky, 37, Schuylkill Haven, on a charge of delivery of a CS was given credit for serving 40 days in the county prison and placed on parole for 23 months, fined $100, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $35 to district attorney's office and $113 to Bethlehem Regional Lab. He was cited by the Schuylkill County Drug Task Force.

Brandon David Williams, 24, Gilberton, on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia was placed on probation 12 months, pay $100 to SAE fund and $50 to CJEA fund. Williams was cited by Chief Shawn Troy, West Mahanoy Township police.

Erik Thomas Ossman, 20, Tremont, on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia was placed on probation 12 months, fined $100, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $30 to Schuylkill County Drug Task Force, $113 to Bethlehem Regional Lab and perform 25 hours of community service. Ossman was cited by the county drug task force.

Kathryn Gayle Mealey, 47, Pine Grove, on a DUI charge was sentenced to serve 30 days to six months in the county prison, fined $750, pay $100 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $100 to Catastrophe fund, $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, complete highway safety school, receive intensive outpatient counseling and driver's license suspended 12 months. Mealey was cited by Cpl. Jeffrey Futchko, Pine Grove police.

Michael David Schultz, Jr., 27, Pottsville, on a DUI charge was placed in the Intermediate Punishment Program (IPP) for six months with the first 15 days under house arrest with electronic monitoring and pay a $12 per day fee, followed by 45 days strict probation, then four months probation, fined $1,000, pay $300 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, $113 to Bethlehem Regional Lab, complete alcohol highway safety school, intensive outpatient treatment and mental health counseling, and license suspended 12 months. On a charge of failing to drive on roadway laned for traffic fined $25 plus $50 costs. Schultz was cited by Patrolman Tory Maurer, Hegins Township police.

Donald C. Staller, 44, Hazleton, on a DUI charge was sentenced to serve 72 hours to six months in county prison beginning last Feb. 18 and upon completion of his minium time to be released on parole, fined $1,000, pay $300 to SAE fund, $50 to CJEA fund, $50 to Catastrophe fund, $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center, complete alcohol highway safety school, outpatient substance abuse counseling, and license suspended 12 months. Staller was cited by Patrolman Frank DiMarco, Saint Clair police.

Scott C. Kahley, 25, Frackville, pleaded guilty to a number of criminal charges. On two counts of DUI was sentenced to serve 60 days to 12 months in the county prison beginning Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 10 a.m., followed by 12 months consecutive probation, fined $1,520, pay $200 to SAE fund, $150 to CJEA fund, $200 to Catastrophe fund and perform 20 hours community service.

On two counts of driving while his operating privileges were suspended was fined $400 plus $100 costs and on a charge of public drunkenness fined $25 plus $50 costs. On two counts of terroristic threats he received concurrent 23 months probation and on a charge of criminal mischief to smashing the front bay window at McGuire's Pub, Mahanoy City, received a concurrent 12 months probation. He also was ordered to make restitution of $500 to the tavern owner. He was cited by Mahanoy City police.

Gregory John Williams, Frackville, on a charge of forging a doctor's prescription for drugs was placed on probation 23 months and pay $50 to CJEA fund. Williams was cited by Lt. William Moyer, Shenandoah police.

Jeremy Blaine, 22, Pine Grove, on three counts of corruption of minors was placed on probation for 12 months, pay $50 to CJEA fund. On a charge of selling or furnishing alcohol beverages to minors was fined $1,000 plus costs. Blaine was cited by Officer Chad Hofnagle, Pine Grove police.

Angela N. Fisher, 25, Tower City, on a charge of selling or furnishing alcohol beverages to minors was placed on probation 12 months, fined $1,000, pay $50 to CJEA fund and perform 20 hours of community service. Fisher was cited by Patrolman John Boyer, Tower City police.

Troy D. Langtry, 46, Herndon, Northumberland County, on a charge of harassment was given credit for spending 37 days in prison and was released on probation for 12 months and pay $500 to CJEA fund. Langtry was cited by Trooper David Beam.

Rody E. Nunez, 33, Shenandoah, on a charge of terroristic threats against Miriam Malave, Shenandoah, was given credit for spending 21 days in prison and was released on probation for 23 months and pay $50 to CJEA fund. On a simple assault charge received a concurrent 23 months probation sentence. Nunez was cited by Patrolman George Carado, Shenandoah police.

Danny Wenrich, 35, Pine Grove, on a charge of terroristic threats to Sarah Sleva, Pine Grove, was placed on probation 12 months and pay $50 to CJEA fund. On a charge of harassment received a concurrent 12 months probation and on a charge of defiant trespass was fined $50 plus costs. Wenrich was cited by Officer Chad Hofnagle, Pine Grove police.

Each defendant must also pay a $50 per month supervision fee while on probation or parole.